Your Role as a Support Worker
If you are looking to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people then a Support Worker role could be an ideal career choice. By providing assistance to vulnerable adults and children you can promote independence and provide them with both practical help and emotional support. Being a Support Worker, particularly for an agency opens up a wide range of clients including adults and children with learning difficulties, physical disabilities, dementia patients and individuals who have sustained life-changing injuries. Support Worker jobs provide an opportunity to build a large skillset and supporting vulnerable people is also very rewarding.
Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities
- Assessing the needs of new clients by conducting interviews with individuals and their families.
- Reporting on assessments.
- Monitoring medical conditions.
- Aiding clients with daily tasks such as washing, dressing, eating and drinking and general mobility.
- Recreational activities with clients.
- Providing information and support to the families of those within your care.
- Maintaining medical records.
- Participating in training to further your knowledge.
- Providing companionship.
Required skills and experience of a Support Worker
- Empathetic, Friendly and Approachable
- Strong People Skills
- Excellent Communication skills
- Patient and Calm nature
- Be able to relate to people from all kinds of backgrounds
- A good listener
- Mentally Strong and able to cope in sometimes distressing situations
Chelmsford is a City in Essex with a district population of over 175,000 people. Chelmsford gained City status in 2012, prior to this Essex was the only UK county without a city.
Chelmsford’s thriving economy includes over 17,000 businesses which create 85,000 jobs. Chelmsford contributes over £3.5 billion to the national economy and is the business hub of Essex.
What does Chelmsford have to offer?
Chelmsford has over 1.2million square feet of shopping, 1700 acres of parks and green spaces, three theatres, three sports centres and an ice rink. There are plenty of local eateries to grab some lunch and great options for after work socialising including pubs, clubs, bars, cinemas and restaurants.
Registered General Nurse
£20 - 24 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford needs you now more than ever. We are looking forexperienced Registered General NursesinChelmsfordto work at our prestigious client in the local area. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keepingpeople safe. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Chelmsford Rate of pay:£20.00 - £24.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: assessing and planning nursing care requirements providing preand post-operation care monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures writing records supervising junior staff organising workloads providing emotional support to patients and relatives The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid Nurse pin A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature The benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay 24/7 support from a dedicated Swanstaff consultant On-going work Flexible work patterns Refer a Friend scheme - earn up to £200! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!
£8.72 - 12 Per Hour
Help support the country’s most vulnerable during the COVID-19 epidemic!Our Health & Social Care clients are experiencing high levels of staff sickness and increased demand from those they care for and thereforeSwanstaff Chelmsford arerecruiting Healthcare Assistants for a number of care homes in and around Chelmsford. Healthcare Assistants play a vital role in ensuring that residents of care and residential homes receive their usual levels of care and assistance, whilst following all guidelines to help prevent the spread of infection. You can work flexibly and we have Morning, Afternoon, Night and Long day shifts available. Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Chelmsford Rate of pay:£8.72 - £12.00 per hour Responsibilities of a Healthcare Assistant will include: Ensuring patients receive individualisedcare outlined in their personal care plans. Keeping departments clean and tidy & following all infection control procedures. Taking and recording basic observations. Helping patients to eat and to move about, if they have mobility problems. Listening and talking to patients, providing emotional support. Ensure patients keep a good level of personal hygiene & dignity. Key Skills and Experience of a Healthcare Assistant: You will have at least 6 months recent healthcare experience in the UK. You will have a current DBS on the update service or we will apply for one on your behalf. You will be dedicated to providing the highest standards of care at all times. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working patterns Weekly Pay PAYE contract – Pension, Holiday Pay & NI deductions Free update training Refer a friend scheme If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!